Today’s review is of the Core i7-8700K, the Cannonlake flagship and highest-performance SKU at launch. Featuring six cores, each supporting Hyperthreading for a total of 12 simultaneous threads, at $359 it’s priced between AMD’s Ryzen 8-core/16-thread 1700 and 1700X. It’s also only a little over $20 more than the launch price of the i7-7700K, and so on paper is a big step forward in price/performance for Intel’s mainstream segment flagship.
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